Couscous Pulao

Couscous Pulao

Smita
A lovely combination of vegetables and Couscous.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian Cuisine.
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Couscous
  • 1 Tsp Oil of you choice
  • 2 Cloves Garlic ,finely chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Onion,Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Carrot,finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Green Beans,Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Peppers
  • 1 Tbsp Craisins/Raisins
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Apricot
  • 1 Inch Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Wedges Lemon
  • Salt according to the taste.
  • 1/4 Cup Green Peas.

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the Couscous according to your package instruction.
  • Since I have taken quick cooking Couscous ,I soaked one cup of Couscous in 1.5 cups of hot water. Cover it and let it sit for 4-5 minute.After 10 minutes use a fork to fluff it around.
  • Take a pan .
  • Add oil to it .Once its hot enough add Cumin seeds ,Cinnamon ,and black cardamom to it .
  • Add Onion and Saute it for 2 minute or till it looks translucent .Now add chopped Garlic to it .
  • Saute it till they look pinkish brown .
  • Add all the vegetables and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add salt to it .Mix it .
  • Now we need to add prepared fluffy couscous to it .
  • Add raisin ,craisin ,and squeeze some lemon in it .
  • Mix nicely .
  • Serve it with accompaniment of your choice.
  • Enjoy.

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